Rising Star Jack Farrimond Shines in Wigan Warriors’ 36-0 Victory

Wigan’s Rising Star Shines in Dominant Victory Over London Broncos

On a memorable Friday night, Wigan Warriors’ rising star Jack Farrimond delivered a man-of-the-match performance in his team’s commanding 36-0 victory over London Broncos. The 18-year-old, who is still eligible to play for the academy side, made his first-team debut earlier this season in Wigan’s 60-22 away win over the Broncos.

Farrimond backed up that impressive outing with an even more dominant display in the reverse fixture. The scrum-half scored two tries, provided an assist, and kicked an impressive six goals from as many attempts, including a couple from the touchline. His maturity and composure belied his young age, as he showcased his all-round skills.

“Wigan coach Matt Peet was full of praise for the Leigh-born prodigy, who has also been selected in the England Academy squad to face France on July 2. Peet highlighted Farrimond’s confidence and impact on both sides of the ball, including a vital try-saving tackle late in the game to preserve the clean sheet.”

The Warriors’ coaching staff have been integral in Farrimond’s development, with transition coach John Duffy and head of youth Shane Eccles earning plaudits for their work with the talented youngster. Peet acknowledged that Farrimond’s family have also played a key role in his progress, praising their straight-talking approach and unwavering support.

Farrimond’s standout performance has given Peet a welcome selection headache, with the likes of Jai Field, Bevan French, Harry Smith, and Ryan Hampshire all vying for spots in the spine during Field’s upcoming six-to-eight-week absence due to a hamstring injury. However, Peet affirmed that Farrimond has firmly put his “best foot forward” and proven he is ready to challenge for a regular first-team role.

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